Yeah, I do often stumble across a paper I downloaded and wonder why I even have it. Like I'm sure it seemed logical at some point?
But yeah, reading everything immediately may be good advice, but it isn't always feasible.
An understandable concern. A single author paper though? Gosh that's impressive, I don't have any of those!
Remember. Especially while you're a student, try to evaluate your progress by your own standards and not that of other people.
Consider those people with lots of publications. How many are first author papers? How many are collaborations? How many did they actually write? Being added as a coauthor can make it look like someone has a lot more experience than they actually do.
But quality often counts for more than quantity.
For what it's worth, I'm perpetually anxious over not having enough publications, so I know just what that's like.
But then, you're still a grad student, right? I've been reassured numerous times that it's not unusual to have no papers at all before your thesis is complete.
I'm sorry. 😔 I hope it isn't too disappointing for you.
@bthall Now that sounds like something worth doing...
Oh, that's true too. I find myself fixing the formatting pretty often.
Yeah, it's a sad fact that publishers mostly don't care much about making things accessible. On some pages, it's a chore trying to even find where the citation details are...
That's exactly the kind of thing I'd like all journal websites to have!
And while I know it's uncool to say anything in favour of Google these days, the little citation box in Google Scholar really does work perfectly.
Perhaps. But in code terms, there's not much difference between displaying a few lines of text on screen and saving it as a file. It just seems like something they could easily do.
Which is why I said about giving an option...
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